There’s Romance In The Air

This post is long overdue.  Exactly 2 weeks overdue to be precise.  We have some news:  we’ve fallen in love…all over again.  No, this is not some far-flung “Sleepless in Seattle” romance story of rekindling love, rather a steamy “Top...

The Projects Begin

After a week in the workyard, we have knocked out a few items on the checklist, and we’re waist deep in a few others… Projects In Progress: New Zincs-Hard to find in Mexico! Chainplates-Three are at the machinist now, five more to go Tenders-Patch numerous...

Holy Shit!

I’ve always been fairly serious about my composting. Katie, well, let’s just say she’s supported my habit and happily come along for the ride. Up until now. She has now willingly entered the world of extreme composting, a place where all organic...

How To Build A Windscoop

  We searched far and wide for a plan set for a simple windscoop, and we came up short.  Terry at Yacht Valhalla had an interesting design for a squall proof windscoop, but honestly it looked a little complicated for our first sewing project. Between Lin and...

If You Can’t Stand the Heat…..Build Your Own Windscoop

You can order a windscoop online for $40, and in a few days a package will show up on the doorstep, no muss, no fuss. $40, though, will also buy about two weeks worth of food for the would be cruiser in Mexico. But first a little background…Summers in the...